7 Earth-Like Planets Found, Some May Support Life

Earth-2 may not be the stuff of science fiction anymore. NASA's discovery of seven Earth-like planets raises the tantalizing possibility that we might not be alone in the universe.

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Astronomers are one step closer to finding out if alien life exists with the discovery of seven, Earth-like planets on Wednesday.

What’s more, three of these ‘exoplanets’ or planets outside our solar system, might have conditions that support life.

The seven planets orbit the star TRAPPIST-1, 40 light years away from Earth and located in the constellation Aquarius.

The discovery significantly raised prospects of finding a second Earth, NASA chief scientist Thomas Zurbuchen said at a news conference.

Take a look at the video created by NASA that shows us the universe may be a little less lonely than we first thought.

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